Construction Technical Assistant (Experienced) - Hybrid

Sandia National Laboratories

Albuquerque, USA

Job posting number: #7192832 (Ref:Sa692011)

Posted: November 10, 2023

Job Description

About Sandia: Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs: + Challenging work with amazing impact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide + Extraordinary co-workers + Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world + Career advancement and enrichment opportunities + Flexible work arrangements for many positions include 9/80 (work 80 hours every two weeks, with every other Friday off) and 4/10 (work 4 ten-hour days each week) compressed workweeks, part-time work, and telecommuting (a mix of onsite work and working from home) + Generous vacations, strong medical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance* World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers. Learn more about Sandia at: http://www.sandia.gov*These benefits vary by job classification. What Your Job Will Be Like: Are you passionate about your work and dream of using innovative facilities to explore solutions? We are seeking a dedicated and hardworking Administrative Support individual (Limited Term Employee) to perform work as a Technical Assistant (TA). You will support a dynamic group of Project Managers (PM) / Construction Managers (CM) in the Design-Construction-Close Out phases of projects that directly support SNL Missions. On any given day, you may be called on to: + Receive, log, scan, copy, file and distribute design submittals, Requests for Information (RFIs), submittals, and change orders. + Track/follow-up on correspondence associated with design review comments, prepare construction bidding packages, assisting in closing out projects, RFI’s and submittals, including expediting responses tied to critical path schedule activities. + Attend, participate in, and occasionally, facilitate project meetings with Architectural/Engineering (A/E) firms/construction contractors. + Record, log, and distribute meeting minutes and memos for numerous facility projects that are in different phases. + Maintain single point of legal contractual files, including electronic files for planning through design, construction, inspection/acceptance, closeout, and archives. + Assist PM/CM's, Sandia Delegated Representatives (SDRs), and Construction Inspectors with documentation of lessons learned and input into the database. + Provide SNL point of contact for contractors on submittals, RFIs, action items, schedules, change orders and invoices. + Work with the Infrastructure Services business office to process purchase order, work order, and service order requests. + Assist PM/CM and the SDR with processing quotes and change orders from A/E firms and construction contractors for new and existing purchase orders. + Assist the PM/CM/SDR with monthly invoice processing from the construction contractors, A/Es, and various vendors. + Maintain project documentation process, project folder structures, meta-groups, and the overall document management system. The selected applicant can work a combination of onsite and offsite work. The selected applicant must live within a reasonable distance for commuting to the assigned work location when necessary. Salary Range: $37,300 - $67,300 *Salary range is estimated, and actual salary will be determined after consideration of the selected candidate's experience and qualifications, and application of any approved geographic salary differential. Qualifications We Require: + High School diploma plus three (3) or more years of administrative experience in construction or business; or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience. + Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook). + Ability to obtain and maintain an active DOE L-level security clearance. Qualifications We Desire: + Associates Degree in Business Administration or Construction Management. + Estimating or Construction Management Experience. + Experience with Newforma, Maximo, or TRIRIGA. + Experience putting together construction bid packages, proposals, and addendum. + Knowledge of construction-related terminology and processes. + Experience with or knowledge of Project Control concepts (earned value management, scheduling, costing, scope management, etc.). About Our Team: The Facilities Construction Management Team (4831) is aligned with the mission to provide direct support for all products and services. We develop, manage, and deliver projects and provide construction management for building and infrastructure systems. Within this team are several departments who oversee small (~$50K) to very large (>$20M) projects such as design-bid-build and design-build of new facilities, that are customer and direct funded. We are responsible for the schedule, cost and quality of each project and work closely with our construction partners, line customers, Project Managers, and oversight to assure project success. Posting Duration: This posting will be open for application submissions for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days, including the ‘posting date’. Sandia reserves the right to extend the posting date at any time. Security Clearance: Sandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment need to be able to obtain and maintain a DOE L-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted. Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by the DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment. EEO: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law. NNSA Requirements for MedPEDs: If you have a Medical Portable Electronic Device (MedPED), such as a pacemaker, defibrillator, drug-releasing pump, hearing aids, or diagnostic equipment and other equipment for measuring, monitoring, and recording body functions such as heartbeat and brain waves, if employed by Sandia National Laboratories you may be required to comply with NNSA security requirements for MedPEDs. If you have a MedPED and you are selected for an on-site interview at Sandia National Laboratories, there may be additional steps necessary to ensure compliance with NNSA security requirements prior to the interview date. Position Information: This Limited Term Employee (LTE) position is a temporary position for one year term, which may be renewed at Sandia's discretion up to a maximum of seven years. Individuals in LTE positions may bid on regular Sandia positions as internal candidates, and in some cases may be converted to regular career positions during their term if warranted by ongoing operational needs, continuing availability of funds, and satisfactory job performance. Job ID: 692011


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


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